Solar Fire Tomato
- Fruit size: 8 to 10 oz
- Matures: 75 days
- Plant spacing: 24 to 36 inches apart
- Plant size: 4 to 5 feet tall
- Plant type: determinate
No, it’s not a hot tomato, but if you need a tomato that can set fruit in summer’s heat, try Solar Fire. Known for bearing heavy loads of medium-sized red tomatoes, Solar Fire can be planted in spring or at midseason to extend the harvest into fall. Resistant to fusarium races 1, 2, and 3, as well as gray-leaf spot, it has what is needed to get through the dog days. If the season is rainy, Solar Fire resists cracking to assure a good harvest. You’ll see this variety on our shelves a little later in the planting season as heat becomes an issue with tomatoes.
Some Bonnie Plants varieties may not be available at your local stores, as we select and sell varieties best suited to the growing conditions in each region.